The United States of America President, Joe Biden has disclosed that a nine-member delegation will be sent to attend the inauguration ceremony of Bola Tinubu, president-elect, on May 29.
A statement on the White House website said that the delegation will be led by Marcia L. Fudge, US secretary of the department of hosing and urban development.
Other members of the US delegation to Nigeria are as follows:
David Greene, chargé d’affaires, a.i., U.S. embassy Abuja.
Sydney Kamlager-Dove, United States Rep (D), California.
Marisa Lago, under secretary of commerce for international trade, US department of commerce.
Michael E. Langley, commander of US Africa command.
Enoh T. Ebong, director, US trade and development agency.
Mary Catherine Phee, assistant secretary of state for the bureau of African Affairs, US department of state.
Judd Devermont, special assistant to the president and senior director for African affairs, national security council.
Monde Muyangwa, assistant administrator for the bureau for Africa, US Agency for International Development (USAID).
Recall that Tinubu was declared the winner of the February 25, 2023 presidential election. His victory as the 16th president of Nigeria is being challenged at the election petition tribunal by Atiku Abubakar of the PDP and Peter Obi of the Labour Party who polled second and third respectively.
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